Mon, Jan 28, 2013 - Page 19 News List

NBA: Lin’s Houston Rockets beat Brooklyn Nets 119-106


Amare Stoudemire had 20 points for New York. Jason Kidd, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith combined to go 0 for 17. Kidd had zero assists in 15 minutes.


In Toronto, Kyrie Irving made a three-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to lift Cleveland to their third consecutive victory.

Headed to his first All-Star game, Irving added to his credentials by calmly draining a pull-up jumper from the top of the arc to give him 32 points on the night. Marreese Speights had 17 for the Cavaliers, and Tristan Thompson scored 14.

Toronto had five players score in double figures. Amir Johnson had 18 points and 12 rebounds, Alan Anderson scored 17 and Ed Davis finished with 16.

The Raptors had won seven of their previous nine meetings with the Cavaliers.

In other NBA action, it was:

‧ Wizards 86, Bulls 73

‧ Jazz 114, Pacers 110, OT

‧ Bobcats 102, Timberwolves 101

‧ Nuggets 121, Kings 93

‧ Bucks 109, Warriors 102

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